First few days were the hardest for me, it was so unexpected and I had no idea what I was supposed to do.
“Shreya” had left the town and she moved to another city in a blink of an eye.
We had just proposed our love to each other and I was nowhere near to let her go. I had just got her and now she was gone.
Year break ended swiftly and with a lot of pain. I had locked myself in my room the entire month, my mother used to pry a lot but I couldn’t tell her anything, I mean I was just a kid who had his heart-broken, had no experience in this.
I lost interest in the classes, study and even library, i went silent for the whole year, my marks suffered and I was scolded in school and home as well.
We changed the city the next fall, and I was moved on.
Sam 20 years old…
It was hard to sit straight during lectures when you were high as a kite, it was not my intention to get this high, but it did happen, I had just tried a puff or two of the so-called marijuana joint, my roommates used to smoke. Manish had convinced me that it would help me focus better during lectures, he didn’t know shit about what I was going through.
I was sweating and my whole body was vibrating, I was getting jolts of electricity in regular intervals, although I was sitting at the front seat of the class, I could not understand a single word professor has said, during the last 20 minutes of the class. He kept looking at me and knew I was uncomfortable but he ignored me and kept on with the lecture.
I decided to keep my head down to let it pass and soon I was asleep.
I woke up, ran straight to the bathroom and puked my guts out, had to sit under the shower for good 10 minutes before I could make sense of what was happening.
I heard a loud banging on the door, “Sameer, are you inside dude”, chuckled Manish.
I was not in the mood to hear from him, I was pissed at him for getting me high.
“dude open up, I have news about your girl”, shouted Manish.
“whatever you ass, not now, get lost”
“wow and here I thought you would be happy, OK fine I will leave”, he stormed out and I was again back to getting soaked under the shower, I puked again and swore to never ever get high again(duh!).
Well, it was a shitty day, I got back to my room and slept the entire day off. Manish returned in the evening, smelling of alcohol. He woke me up and asked me about dinner, I threw a shoe at him, but he ducked and smiled.
He treated me dinner as a payment for getting me in trouble, and I forgave him happily, after all he was my best friend. We finished our dinner, I had one full tandoori chicken (had to make him pay, literally) and then we went home.
I did ask him about the information about my girl, but he mocked me and said, “It was just to get you out of washroom”.
I was a hoping to hear a little about her, my girl “Sonia”.
To be continued…
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